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Updating Qualifications for the Career Guidance Profession in Scotland: Navigating the Maze

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Allan, G., Moffett, J., & Robertson, P. J. (2013)
Updating Qualifications for the Career Guidance Profession in Scotland: Navigating the Maze. Journal of Perspectives in Applied Academic Practice, 1(2), https://doi.org/10.14297/jpaap.v1i2.62
This paper describes work in progress to modernise the initial training arrangements for the career guidance profession in Scotland. In a process initiated by the University o...

Exploring contributions of project-based learning to health and wellbeing in secondary education

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Allison, P., Gray, S., Sproule, J., Nash, C., Martindale, R., & Wang, J. (2015)
Exploring contributions of project-based learning to health and wellbeing in secondary education. Improving Schools, 18(3), 207-220. https://doi.org/10.1177/1365480215599298
Regardless of the aims and purposes of education, recent trends in pedagogy suggest an increasing popularity of project-based learning (PBL) and a focus on interdisciplinary a...

Career guidance and public mental health

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Robertson, P. J. (2013)
Career guidance and public mental health. International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 13(2), 151-164. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10775-013-9246-y
Career guidance may have the potential to promote public health by contributing positively to both the prevention of mental health conditions and to population level well-bein...

The well-being outcomes of career guidance

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Robertson, P. J. (2013)
The well-being outcomes of career guidance. British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 41(3), 254-266. https://doi.org/10.1080/03069885.2013.773959
The potential for career guidance to impact on well-being has received insufficient attention in the UK. There are both conceptual and empirical reasons to expect that the imp...

Health inequality and careers

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Robertson, P. J. (2014)
Health inequality and careers. British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 42(3), 338-351. https://doi.org/10.1080/03069885.2014.900660
Structural explanations of career choice and development are well established. Socioeconomic inequality represents a powerful factor shaping career trajectories and economic o...